Biggest Super-Moon of Our Lifetime Is Coming November 14th
The moon will be closer to Earth than it ever has before in our lifetime (well, most of us, anyway) on November 14th.
National Geographic is referring to it as a "Super-Duper Moon," as we will be closer to the planetary satellite than we have been since 1948. That's right, not since the days of President Harry S. Truman, 16¢ a gallon gas, and rampant Polio has the moon been as bright and as close as it will be on November 14th.
According to ScienceAlert.com, the moon could appear up to 14% bigger, and 30% brighter than a regular full moon. That's damn near sunlight! Actually, it's not. The sun is roughly 400,000 times brighter than a regular full moon, but still -- that's going to be a bright ass moon.
NASA says: "On Monday, Nov. 14, the moon is at perigee at 6:22 a.m. EST and “opposite” the sun for the full moon at 8:52 a.m. EST (after moonset for most of the US)."
If you're into the super moon -- you'll want to make sure you catch this one. Although we just had one October 16th and are set to have another on December 14th, the November 14th will be the most super-super moon we see, and won't have a chance to see it that close again until November 25, 2034. Don't say we didn't warn you.
I just hope we don't get so close that the Mooninites can land their ship here. Those guys are dicks.